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Cost of Living Comparison Between Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur Reverse

You would need around 8,235.54RM (83,026.05฿) in Kuala Lumpur to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 87,000.00฿ in Bangkok (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 0.85% higher than in Bangkok
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Kuala Lumpur are 4.57% lower than in Bangkok
Rent Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 15.43% lower than in Bangkok
Restaurant Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 14.28% higher than in Bangkok
Groceries Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 10.57% lower than in Bangkok
Local Purchasing Power in Kuala Lumpur is 76.60% higher than in Bangkok

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  Bangkok  Kuala Lumpur      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 60.00 ฿     80.65 ฿      +34.42 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 600.00 ฿     554.48 ฿      -7.59 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 147.00 ฿     120.98 ฿      -17.70 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 60.00 ฿     100.81 ฿      +68.02 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 100.00 ฿     120.98 ฿      +20.98 %
Cappuccino (regular) 64.26 ฿     95.69 ฿      +48.91 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 17.78 ฿     21.77 ฿      +22.40 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 9.79 ฿     12.95 ฿      +32.24 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 47.98 ฿     62.04 ฿      +29.31 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 34.55 ฿     30.15 ฿      -12.75 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 44.67 ฿     38.24 ฿      -14.38 %
Eggs (12) 58.16 ฿     45.65 ฿      -21.51 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 503.33 ฿     338.12 ฿      -32.82 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 118.69 ฿     109.77 ฿      -7.51 %
Apples (1kg) 81.53 ฿     82.33 ฿      +0.98 %
Oranges (1kg) 67.78 ฿     78.79 ฿      +16.25 %
Tomato (1kg) 50.38 ฿     36.03 ฿      -28.49 %
Potato (1kg) 63.03 ฿     31.19 ฿      -50.52 %
Lettuce (1 head) 36.67 ฿     29.45 ฿      -19.69 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 16.72 ฿     22.31 ฿      +33.44 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 600.00 ฿     504.07 ฿      -15.99 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 51.00 ฿     86.53 ฿      +69.67 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 96.47 ฿     117.74 ฿      +22.05 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 90.00 ฿     120.98 ฿      +34.42 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 25.00 ฿     20.16 ฿      -19.35 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 925.00 ฿     1,008.14 ฿      +8.99 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 35.00 ฿     30.24 ฿      -13.59 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 5.00 ฿     11.59 ฿      +131.87 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 100.00 ฿     226.83 ฿      +126.83 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 38.80 ฿     20.97 ฿      -45.95 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 750,000.00 ฿     1,512,215.03 ฿      +101.63 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 3,033.12 ฿     1,507.14 ฿      -50.31 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.82 ฿     2.77 ฿      +51.76 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 644.54 ฿     1,465.89 ฿      +127.43 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,812.64 ฿     1,658.06 ฿      -8.53 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 425.00 ฿     230.04 ฿      -45.87 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 180.00 ฿     141.14 ฿      -21.59 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,905.26 ฿     2,581.25 ฿      +35.48 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,520.53 ฿     1,880.41 ฿      +23.67 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 2,881.64 ฿     2,965.55 ฿      +2.91 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 2,968.75 ฿     2,620.77 ฿      -11.72 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 21,218.93 ฿     24,055.42 ฿      +13.37 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 10,636.36 ฿     13,374.70 ฿      +25.75 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 55,748.90 ฿     40,765.18 ฿      -26.88 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 28,545.45 ฿     20,033.62 ฿      -29.82 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 107,500.00 ฿     95,956.97 ฿      -10.74 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 66,666.67 ฿     49,810.00 ฿      -25.28 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 23,110.12 ฿     38,949.01 ฿      +68.54 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 6.10     5.08      -16.69 %
 
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